Quiz: Trivia Questions On Types Of Force!

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Quiz: Trivia Questions On Types Of Force!

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  • 1. 
    A combination of all the forces acting on an object is referred to as the 
    • A. 

      Net force

    • B. 

      Absolute friction

    • C. 

      Negative force

    • D. 

      Speed

  • 2. 
    The SI unit of measure for the strength fo a force is the _____
    • A. 

      Newton

    • B. 

      Einstein

    • C. 

      Brown

    • D. 

      Daltonian

  • 3. 
    When we measured force in our labs we used a piece of lab equipment called a ___________
    • A. 

      Spring scale

    • B. 

      Triple beam balance

    • C. 

      Doctor's scale

    • D. 

      Rubber band

  • 4. 
    What happens when two forces act in the same direction?
    • A. 

      They add together

    • B. 

      They cancel each other out

    • C. 

      The stronger one prevails

    • D. 

      Their sum divided by two is the net force

  • 5. 
    Weight is the force of ____________ on an object at the surface of a planet (like Earth).
    • A. 

      Gravity

    • B. 

      Friction

    • C. 

      Air resistance

    • D. 

      Magnetism

  • 6. 
    When the only force acting on a falling object is gravity, the object is said to be in _____
    • A. 

      Free fall

    • B. 

      Stationary

    • C. 

      Deceleration

    • D. 

      Good shape

  • 7. 
    A push or a pull in science is referred to as a ___
    • A. 

      Force

    • B. 

      Inertia

    • C. 

      Motion

    • D. 

      Mass

  • 8. 
    The force that results from two surfaces rubbing together is referred to as ________
    • A. 

      Friction

    • B. 

      Magnetism

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Elastic

  • 9. 
    Two things determine the strength of friction, how hard the surfaces are pushed together and,,,
    • A. 

      The types of surfaces involved

    • B. 

      The spring scale you use

    • C. 

      The temperature

    • D. 

      The time of day

  • 10. 
    Gravity is a force that ______ objects toward __________
    • A. 

      Pulls; each other

    • B. 

      Repels; the sun

    • C. 

      Pushes; the poles

    • D. 

      Separates; their partners

  • 11. 
    Magnets stick to materials made out of...
    • A. 

      All other answers

    • B. 

      Iron

    • C. 

      Nickel

    • D. 

      Cobalt

  • 12. 
    Magnetic force surrounds a magnet and is caused by ...
    • A. 

      Electric charges in the atoms that make up the magnet lining up in the same way

    • B. 

      Magic

    • C. 

      Tiny living cells that only live to put off a magnetic field

    • D. 

      Pieces of a rock originally from outer space that crashed here many years ago

  • 13. 
    If something returns to its original shape after it is squeezed or stretched it has .....
    • A. 

      Elastic force

    • B. 

      Magnetic force

    • C. 

      Gravitational force

    • D. 

      Friction force

  • 14. 
    We know that the Earth acts as a large bar magnet because...
    • A. 

      We see tiny magnetic minerals lined up to with the Earth's magnetic field in rocks of all ages

    • B. 

      We asked it and there are people who can hear it answer

    • C. 

      Scientists did a test in which they tried to repel a large bar magnet from the space station.

    • D. 

      The north pole sticks up out of the ground near Norway and we can see it

  • 15. 
    Compasses work because...
    • A. 

      Its needle is a small magnet and it is pulled by Earth's magnetic field to point to the North Pole

    • B. 

      It spins until you reach your destination at which time it will stop...so you know you are there

    • C. 

      It knows where you want to go and it points you in that direction

    • D. 

      If you know which way is north the compass will help you to walk that way